‘Worst hour’ for Trump as Manafort and Cohen both guilty

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‘Worst hour’ for Trump as Manafort and Cohen both guilty

Former campaign chairman’s conviction and ex-lawyer’s plea deliver double blow as president faces legal jeopardy

Donald Trump has suffered a huge double blow after one of his former associates pleaded guilty and another was convicted of financial crimes, potentially leaving the president himself in legal jeopardy.

Michael Cohen, his longtime lawyer and “fixer”, pleaded guilty to eight charges including campaign finance violations and directly implicated Trump in paying “hush money” to women with whom he allegedly had affairs.

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